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peony

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Pe=o=ny

CIDE DICTIONARY

peonyn. [OE. pione, pioine, pioni, OF. pione, F. pivoine, L. paeonia, Gr. paiwni`a, fr. Pai`wn, Paia`n, the god of healing. Cf. Pæan.].
     A plant, and its flower, of the ranunculaceous genus Pæonia. Of the four or five species, one is a shrub; the rest are perennial herbs with showy flowers, often double in cultivation.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peony, n. (also paeony) (pl. -ies) any herbaceous plant of the genus Paeonia, with large globular red, pink, or white flowers, often double in cultivated varieties.

Etymology
OE peonie f. L peonia f. Gk paionia f. Paion, physician of the gods

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